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Horry County News and Announcements


Horry County Government Weekly Update for March 19-23, 2018

Click HERE for Horry County's meetings, agendas, releases, office closures, and road construction for the week of March 19-23, 2018.

Outdoor Burn Ban Issued for Horry County

Horry County Government has initiated an outdoor burning ban effective immediately for the unincorporated areas of Horry County. This ban will remain in place until further notice. The ban has been placed due to the extreme fire danger as a result of the low relative humidity and extreme wind speeds. Any and all outdoor burning, included permitted burns, are strictly prohibited during the ban, and those involved in any open burning would be in violation of the law. 

For more information, contact Horry County Fire Rescue at (843) 915-7066.

Horry County Government's Weekly Update for March 12-16, 2018

Click HERE for Horry County Government's meetings, agendas, events, releases and road construction for the week of March 12-16, 2018.

Horry County Offices to Close for Good Friday

Conway, South Carolina – All Horry County offices, other than public safety operations, will close Friday, March 30, 2018, in observance of Good Friday. Regular courts may be in operation in the Horry County Government & Justice Center and all jurors, witnesses, etc. will be required to be present.

In addition to the above date:

  • All branches of the Horry County Memorial Library will be closed Saturday, March 31, 2018.
  • The Horry County Museum and L.W. Paul Living History Farm will be closed Saturday, March 31, 2018.

Keep Horry County Beautiful Litter Events

Conway, South Carolina – The Keep Horry County Beautiful Committee announces a volunteer opportunity for citizens or organizations interested in assisting with upcoming litter cleanups in our community. Trash bags, gloves, safety vests, and trash grabbers will be provided.

Saturday, March 10th – Burgess Community - 9 a.m. to Noon. The Greater Burgess Community Association, in partnership with Keep Horry County Beautiful, will hold a community cleanup beginning at the South Strand Recreation Center (9650 Scipio Lane, Myrtle Beach). Volunteers will be transported to clean up litter along Holmestown Road and Scipio Lane. 

Saturday, March 17th – Bucksport Road – 9 a.m. Join the Distinguished Men of Bucksport in partnership with Keep Horry County Beautiful for the cleanup of Bucksport Road in Bucksport. Please meet at 9 a.m. at the James R. Frazier Community Center located at 1370 Bucksport Road. Contact Alphonzo Sherman for more information: (843) 340-5586.

The next meeting of the Keep Horry County Beautiful Committee is March 27, 2018, at 11:30 a.m. in Multipurpose Room B of the Government and Justice Center located 1301 2nd Avenue in Conway. 

If you want to get involved in keeping Horry County’s boat landings, waterways, parks, and roadsides beautiful and litter-free throughout the year, please contact Keep Horry County Beautiful at (843) 915-5340 or by email.